My brother Mike Murphy lost everything but the clothes on his back and his dogs yesterday in a house fire just outside Lewistown Montana.
He wasn't able to get rental insurance because of the distance from his house to town and the fire station so there won't be any relief from that direction. Mike is a pretty low key guy and didn't really own anything fancy, but even the basics are expensive. He lost washer/dryer, freezer (with all his hard earned game), all the furniture, clothing, household goods, leashes/collars/crates for pups, food, hunting & fishing gear, books, computer & printer, tools. Even though the goal sounds like a lot, it's just a small fraction of the loss, Mike is one of those guys that would and has given the shirt off his back to anybody he thought needed it. It will be extremely hard for him to accept help because that's just not his way, but even he had to admit that he's in a really tough spot. Any little donation will be much appreciated. Knowing my brother, the early donations will go to dog food and keeping them safe in this transition. I realize it's difficult with holidays and the end of the year fast approaching, but please donate if you can. THANK YOU!